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who hate paperwork. we were promised you wouldn't have to deal with this if you have a good healthcare plan. nobody talked about, there's junk healthcare plans that don't cover hospitalization, that don't cover anything, really, and people like it because they haven't been sick. i am with eleanor on this. i think it will be duked out in the end on what your values are. african americans are for this because they need it. the working poor, they don't have health insurance and the whites are the other group in this case, they are against it. this will be duked out. you want health insurance or not from the government? >> mort. >> let me give you a factual. determine whether or not you were full-time or part-time work. the first six months of last year, these are labor statistics, we created jobs and lost 97,000 full-time jobs. now, we created, it balanced out a little bit, but that is a direct reflection of the anticipation that part-time jobs are not going to be covered by this insurance program. so in terms of employment, 65% of the jobs this year are part- time jobs. this is all a r
to carry. >> reporter: the retierped executive say as comparable plan on healthcare.gov will cost twice as much 140 0 a month. >> i was shocked to find out my plan was being cancelled and not compliant and my shock, i guess, kind of turned maybe to anger. >> reporter: there was plenty of that anger at today's ways and meanings hearing directed at the chief of cms, the centers for medicare and medicaid. >> this man wrote me and said my wife has been recently informed that her health care policy does not compile with the affordable care act. >> reporter:ç the defense, ina you were -- insurerers had the option to update and could cancel plans before the law. >> half the people in the market before 2010 didn't stay on policies, they were kicked off or preexisting conditions and premiums went up at least 20% a year. >> reporter: the white house knew between 45 to 75% of plans cannot compile and would have to change countering unqualified assurances from president obama. >> if you're one of the more than 250 million american whose already have health insurance, you will keep your health ins
the rollout of the healthcare.gov website. it was over administration claims that would ensure people they could keep their present plans no matter what. the trouble is many carriers are cancelling low-cost, low-coverage plans because they don't compile with tough insurance standards under the law. bertha coombs has more on the contentious hearing. >> reporter: kathleen sebelius seemed prepared for tough questioning starting off with an apology to americans for the rocky rollout of healthcare.gov. the site was down again today. >> you deserve better. i apologize. i'm accountable to you for fixing these problems, and i'm committed toç earning your confidence back. >> reporter: republican members pressed sebelius about health officials' late changes to the system design and the lack of proper testing, which last week contractors said contributed to the site's malfunctioning. >> nobody indicated this could go this wrong. i was always advised there is always a risk with a new product and site but never suggested that we delay the launch of october 1st, nor did our contractors suggest th
of possible market manipulation. >>> more on the trouble of the affordable care act healthcare.gov. they looked at what users of the website experience as they shop for health insurance plans and when they found may surprise you. bertha coombs has more. >> reporter: how bad was the first day of open enrollment on healthcare.gov? six people managed to enroll during the first day. by the morning of october 3rd, fewer than 250 because of the technology problems plaguing the site. while access was universally poor, the site's glitches made access in some of the 36 states on the federal insurance exchange worse than in others. >> there are variations that tend to be effected by geography or which internet service provider or which browser that you're using. >> reporter: engineers in l lexington began independently tracking it in mid october. at that time, users in a hand full of states like oklahoma in green saw pages load with normal 1 to 2-second performance but in states with red it took well over 8 seconds. >> that relates to geography. there are certain techniques employed to m
time, you've got a mature workforce. pay $1 an hour for your labor, have no healthcare, that's the most expensive single element making the costs, have no environmental controls, no pollution controls, and no retirement, and you don't care about anything but making money, there will be a giant sucking sound going south. >> he was prophetic. >> yeah. well, and the funny bit about his math is that actually one of the things which is distressing, and apparently this is actually worse in the tpp, but the companies had tended to move production even when the economic case was very weak. and so when that happens, what you're really seeing is a transfer from -- you're not really seeing shareholders benefit. you're basically seeing a transfer from factory labor to the top executives that you're cutting their pay. to the top executives, there are industries like furniture. i mean, when -- think about it. we've got u.s. wood, and the shipping to china, and then shipping it back. you know, a lot of the values in that wood, you would lose a lot in the transit time, you also lose a lot in flexibilit
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